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About The Milky Whey, Inc.

Delivering Relationships since 1993

The Milky Whey, Inc., a wholesale distribution company, was founded in 1993 and serves the dairy ingredient needs of the domestic United States and Canada. Our customers span the spectrum of food, industrial, and feed manufacturers. Our products range from dairy commodities such as nonfat dry milk, buttermilk powder, whole milk powder, whey powder, whey protein concentrate, cheese, butter, butterfat products, to specialty ingredients like nondairy creamers, cheese powders, and cream powders.

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Our Market Information Gives You Better Opportunities

The Milky Whey, Inc. and TMW International, Inc. are focused on the global dairy trade. We supply ingredients to food and feed manufacturers on several continents and we are committed to providing accurate market-based information, superior products and services, to better assist you in procuring the finest ingredients. We promise no-hassle communication, a fair price, and consistent delivery.

Each Order Matters

Our Formula for Success: From the very beginning, the core principle of our business has been to arm our customers with accurate market information to assist them in making good decisions for their bottom line, and supplying premium products backed by superior service. By combining our understanding of the dairy markets, our product knowledge, and our experience and capabilities with your product requirements, we are uniquely able to provide innovative dairy ingredient solutions. These solutions range from simple guidance in your ingredient decisions, to specifically formulated blends tailored to best fit your requirements.

The Milky Whey, Inc. is dedicated to delivering superior service to our customers, and we succeed thanks to our outstanding team.

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Get to Know Our Sales Team

Jeff Griffin

Jeff started working in the dairy commodities industry in January 2019. Jeff is straight-shooting. He is focused on the good as well as the bad. He cares as much about your needs as much or more than you do.

Before you ask – No, Jeff is not a dog. But Elway’s mug is about as good as Jeff’s.

What experiences do you have that make you good at your job?

I am not afraid to have the difficult discussions and give good effort. Even in just a few years, I have experience in the up, down and squishy markets. Markets were fairly stable when I started and boom we hit COVID, followed by everything we are seeing today. Even though my background wasn’t in the dairy industry, I actively participated in other markets and at the end of the day it comes down to people and relationships. I have always surrounded myself with good people that know much more than I do and that combination seems to be a winner.

What do people ask you for advice on?

Conversations start with dairy ingredients, markets, timing and everything in and out of our and their control. We usually branch off into over/unders for the Sunday NFL games and/or run line versus money line on today’s MLB slate. Every once in a while, we get into College Football futures, mowing patterns/landscaping tips and vacation spots.

Why work at the Milky Whey?

We have a core senior staff that knows their stuff and truly cares. I enjoy chatting with and meeting new customers and vendors. The world is very small and it is neat to create those new, long-term and mutually beneficial relationships.

Why do people like the Milky Whey

We are who we are, here, there and everywhere. What you see is what you get consistently.

What topics interest you?

Travelling with my wife and our two boys, our goldendoodle (Sonic) and miniature schnauzer (Elway). The Washington State Cougars, Denver Broncos and Seattle Mariners, when I can stomach all of the mediocrity. Montana in general is near the top of the list and the quality of life that it offers including hiking to nearby peaks and kayaking on numerous lakes.

What would people be surprised to know about you?

My previous professional chapter was as an owner/operator of a professional baseball franchise in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization for a number of years. My partners and I sold the franchise at the end of the 2018 season. Secondly, I am on a curling team and we are not that bad – with multiple regional Missoula championships and a trophy from a Bonspiel.

How someone can get in touch with you?

Contact him or call our office.

"In the prior chapter of my professional life, I had a strong personal/professional relationship with The Milky Whey and some of the folks here. After a handful of meetings, a desk and computer appeared with my name on it."

Dan Finch

Dan has worked in the dairy industry for 19 years. He helps senior buyers and business owners plan purchases by knowing the markets while also navigating events out of their control.

Dan is also not a dog but just look at how cute Phil is floating in his kayak.

Why did you get started?

I was interested in the challenge of building the international business and stayed for the people!

What would your favorite client say is your best quality?

Brutal honesty

Why do people like the Milky Whey

I have seen all markets (up/down and sideways) as well as many unforeseen events (droughts/recalls/pandemic!). Many companies have changed how they do business from just-in-time ordering to just-in-case but through it all, we have been able to continually offer product with minimal delays and predict the market adjustments many more times correctly than not!

Why do people like the Milky Whey?

We are a no-nonsense shop. We are the same people here and away from work which our customers immediately can see.

What topics interest you?

I live in Montana to enjoy what it has to offer. We ski, hunt, camp, fish when I’m not watching my sons compete in any given sports season!

What would people be surprised to know about you?

My family has run a used bookstore for almost 40 years.

How someone can get in touch with you?

Email or call @ any time!

"I am lucky to work at a company where every single person genuinely cares about each other and as a result, wants to succeed and wants our customers to succeed."